Resource Library

Vehicle Dynamics Simulation with ChassisSim

An example of how the optimum car setup is key, on the 2nd round of the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix of Formula 2, the difference between the 1st place and 3rd place in qualify was 0.085s. In an environment where every single point matter, the use of ...

Technical Papers

Basic Fairshare for Altair PBS Professional

Fairshare is a powerful tool for sharing resources and allocating a set amount of your cluster to entities like users, groups, and projects. This white paper will get you up and running with basic fairshare on Altair PBS Professional.

Technical Papers, White Papers

Right-sizing Software Inventory Leveraging Altair SAO

Altair SAO users can right-size their software inventory to get maximum utilization and optimize software spend. In this article you'll see various right-sizing use cases to help you optimize your own licenses and pay for only what you need, no mo...

Technical Papers

Assuring Scalability: Altair Radioss™ Delivers Robust Results Quickly for Crash-Safe Vehicle Designs

In the race to deliver safe new vehicles, efficient and accurate simulation of structural performance under different crash scenarios is a key alternative costly physical testing. With growing model complexity, the demand for CPUs is increasing. To assure a fast job
turnaround time, HPC and solver

Technical Papers, White Papers

Additive Manufacturing for Production

The Additive Manufacturing for Production survey conducted by TCT Magazine in association with Altair set out to understand the community’s desire and readiness for the much-promised land of series production using additive technologies.

This collaboration between TCT and Altair was designed to u

Technical Papers

Ship Foundation Design using DDAM-coupled Optimization Methods

This paper presents a case study of a ship foundation optimized for DDAM early in the design phase to validate and optimize the
structural integrity of a ship foundation subject to underwater shock conditions.

Technical Papers

The State of Data Intelligence

Five fundamental challenges that prevent organizations from mastering their data.

Technical Papers

The CDO’s Guide to Practical Data Intelligence: Turning Insight into Strategic Business Value

If we have data for everything, we should be able to use it to drive strategy, right? Enterprises focus on becoming ever more data-driven, meaning that it is simply unacceptable to allow data to go to waste. Yet, as the amount of data businesses c...

Technical Papers

Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning with Knowledge Studio

Accurately predicting future consumer behavior allows credit risk analysts, financial marketing analysts, and fraud detection teams to better deploy strategies to capitalize on opportunities while deploying strategies that act as preventative meas...

Technical Papers

Altair Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning

Altair Knowledge Works: Driving down costs using Predictive Maintenance in a Manufacturing Environment Reliant on Robotic Arms

Technical Papers

TDWI Pulse Report: Reducing Inefficiency and Increasing the Value of Analytics and Business Intelligence

In this report, sponsored by Altair Data Analytics (formerly Datawatch) you will learn how to address many challenges, including selecting the right data access strategy; identifying and managing master data; and improving sharing and collaboration.

Technical Papers

Big Data Challenges in Capital Markets

The world of financial services is not short on data, however, there is a shortage of tools that can handle everything the banks need to look at. From the very beginning, the Panopticon development team recognized the absolute need to work with wh...

Technical Papers

The Search for Execution Quality

Regulatory change, competition, market fragmentation, and other factors are driving buy-side and sell-side firms to implement analytics systems to help them improve trading quality and reduce the cost of compliance. This two-part white paper explo...

Technical Papers

What’s the State of Nonlinear Simulation?

Engineering.com audience survey of
nonlinear simulation practices

Technical Papers

Cost Optimization in Composite Structures

Cost optimization is a driving force in all fields of industry, with every manufacturer competing to provide a cost-effective solution to the end customer. The paper addresses how to perform an early-stage design of components with emphasis on cos...

Technical Papers

Altair Inspire Studio Datasheet

Altair Inspire Studio is a new software solution that enables designers, architects, and digital artists to create, evaluate and visualize design ideas faster than ever before.

Features Lists, Technical Papers

Signal Processing with Maple

Signal processing allows us to transform, analyze and utilize the vast amount of information in our digital world. This technical document gives insight into Signal Processing with MAple

Technical Papers

Top Use Cases CellMod FMU

CellMod™ Virtual Battery is the first Li-Ion virtual battery capable of predicting cell and pack behavior, including thermal behavior, with an accuracy of better than 97%.

Technical Papers, Use Cases

Magneto Vibro Acoustic Design of PWM Fed Induction Machines

Induction Motors (IM) are widely used in various industries. To ensure their speed control, IM will be supplied with pulse width modulation (PWM). This kind of supply, can impact efficiency of the motor and degrade its vibro-acoustic behavior, gen...

Technical Papers

Altair PBS Professional Support on NVIDIA DGX Systems

Developed to meet the demands of AI and analytics, NVIDIA® DGX™ Systems are built on the revolutionary NVIDIA Volta™ GPU platform. Combined with innovative GPU-optimized software and simplified management tools, in addition to the industry-leading...

Technical Papers

Generative Design and Topology Optimization Report

This special report by engineering.com covers two of the most talked-about trends in the product design community today: Generative Design and Topology Optimization. These simulation techniques allow customers to design lightweight and performativ...

Technical Papers, Use Cases

eBook: System Dynamics and Controls Using Altair Compose

This eBook is aimed at readers who are approaching "System Dynamics and Control Theory" for the first time or have a basic knowledge of this subject. We will provide the reader all the required theoretical knowledge before moving to the practical ...

eBooks, Technical Papers

Simulation-Driven Design of a Portable Basketball Hoop System - Initial Steps

A simulation-driven design process is proven to generate improved, more robust and cost-effective designs within a shorter design cycle. Incorporating simulation and optimization early in the design cycle helps shape the concept designs so less it...

Technical Papers

Feko Lua Script: High-resolution range profile calculation

This plugin computes a high-resolution range profile (HRRP) of an object. An HRRP is a one dimensional signature of the target object, and one of the main applications is in automatic target recognition systems.

Demo Models, Technical Papers

Model-Based Development of Multi-Disciplinary Systems

Readily simulate complex products as systems-of-systems throughout your development cycle – from early concept design, to detailed design, then hardware testing (HIL). Combine mechanical models with electrical models (in 0D, 1D, and/or 3D) to enab...

Technical Papers

E-motor Design using Multiphysics Optimization

Today, an e-motor cannot be developed just by looking at the motor as an isolated unit; tight requirements concerning the integration into both the complete electric or hybrid drivetrain system and perceived quality must be met. Multi-disciplinary...

Customer Stories, Technical Papers

Multi-Physics Design and Optimization of a Complex Radar System

Today, most products are complex mechatronic combinations of advanced technologies, mixing electrical parts with controllers and embedded software. To efficiently manage innovative products, organizations are turning to a Model-Based Development a...

Technical Papers

Flat Panel Post-Buckling Analysis with Implicit Method using OptiStruct

Many commercial aircraft are designed so that fuselage skins can elastically buckle below limit load and continue to operate safely and efficiently. This design regime makes for a very lightweight semi-monocoque structure compared to a non-bucklin...

Technical Papers

CAEfatigue GUI (CFG)

Results generated by the CAEfatigue Software Suite can be visualized in commercial post-processing packages such as HyperView, however, we want to provide a simple, easy to use graphical user interface that can be operated without significant trai...

Brochures, Technical Papers

CAEfatigue Time2PSD

We want to provide a tool that engineers or designers can use too easily and accurately convert multiple time signals to PSDs included in the effects of cross channel phasing.

Brochures, Technical Papers

CAEfatigue VIBRATION - BASE SHAKE and CAEFatigue VIBRATION - MULTI

CF_BASE (single input) and CF_MULTI (multi input) enables users to perform a fatigue analysis in frequency domain with techniques that are often used for dynamic structural analyses

Brochures, Technical Papers

CAEfatigue VIBRATION (CFV) - BASE SHAKE

The CF_BASE tool provides rapid and accurate structural response and fatigue results for a single input stress loading with virtually no limit on model size being analyzed

Brochures, Technical Papers

CAEfatigue VIBRATION (CFV) - MULTI

The CF_MULTI provides rapid and accurate random response and fatigue solver results that have virtually no limit on model size being analyzed

Brochures, Technical Papers

CAEfatigue VIBRATION for Automotive Systems

CAEfatigue VIBRATION is a powerful domain random response post processor and fatigue solver that works with mixed random (Power Spectral Density) and deterministic loading sources in a way not currently possible with existing products.

Brochures, Technical Papers

Altair Embed Target Hardware Supported

Target hardware support for Altair Embed™:
TI: F28x, MSP430, ARM Cortex M3
Arduino: Atmel
ST Micro: STM32F3

Technical Papers

Altair SimSolid Technology Overview

An overview of the theoretical foundation of SimSolid, including mathematical background, computer implementation, and positioning among numerical methods.

Technical Papers

Design and characterization of refractive secondary optical elements for a point-focus Fresnel lens-based high CPV system

Point-focus Fresnel lens-based High Concentrator Photovoltaic (HCPV) systems are usually equipped with refractive secondary optical elements (SOE) in order to improve their performance. Two basic SOE designs are optically modeled and simulated in ...

Technical Papers

Simulation-Driven Design: Solving the Geometry Problem

One of the challenges of simulation is that geometry of CAD and traditional FEA are different, necessitating time consuming simplification work to define the mesh and resulting in losses in accuracy.

Altair SimSolid takes a different approach, analyzing fully featured CAD assemblies directly wit

Technical Papers

Maximizing the joint strength of a clinching process using AFDEX and HyperStudy

In this white paper, a suitable FE model of a joining process(clinching) is built using the metal forming simulator AFDEX and then the process is optimized using the multidisciplinary optimization software HyperStudy from Altair.

Technical Papers

White Paper: Using Virtual Operator-in-the-Loop Analysis to Avoid Market Rejection at the Earliest Stages of Cab Design

Through an extensive digital human modeling environment that has been used to accurately predict many aspects of human performance, Santos technologies can be used to improve and optimize cab designs.

Technical Papers
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